Magazine Archive - December 2016

December 20, 2016

A Delightful Christmas List


Alumni , Tips , Seen|Read|Heard

It's worked for Santa, and for David Letterman, too. See how this writer (a Buckley alum) uses a list to organize an article about volunteering as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army.

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December 15, 2016

Lessons All Around You


Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard

Columbia University professor Christopher Edmin wants teachers to better engage students--and his observations and techniques translate to every kind of communication.

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December 13, 2016

Great Debate....Topics?


Seen|Read|Heard , The Buckley Experience

A great debate can stimulate your thinking--and improve your public speaking. In an interview with Slate magazine, moderator John Donvan shares insight into how Intelligence Squared chooses topics and manages debates.

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December 1, 2016

An app for that? Um...


Public Speaking , Resources , Seen|Read|Heard

Ummo is an iPhone app released by a team of MIT and Harvard students. It promises to track your ums, likes and you knows, to help you get rid of them. At The Buckley School, we’ve long had an app for that, and if you've attended our Executive Seminar, you may, um, know what we mean.

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